In honor of Black History Month, an annual observance of Black and African Americans’ accomplishments through adversity, YellowBird is celebrating Black EHS Professionals from across the country. We chatted with Bradford Holman, CSP, ASP, OHST, CHST, CSHO, SSH, LSP, CSM, COSS, CSD, ASC.
In honor of Black History Month, an annual observance of Black and African Americans’ accomplishments through adversity, YellowBird is celebrating Black EHS Professionals from across the country. We chatted with Crystal D. Turner-Moffatt Ph.D. (can) MS CSP SMS ASP CHST.
When a company makes HR compliance a top priority, the number of workplace incidents it experiences will likely decline while overall worker safety improves. In addition, closely following the direction of HR compliance will minimize the number of penalties or fines issued by government agencies, resulting in fewer liabilities and project interruptions that can slow down production.
When attending sporting events, concerts, and festivals, we often take safety for granted. We assume that no accidents or emergencies will arise and that everything will go smoothly. That's usually the case because people behind the scenes — including event organizers and safety consultants — meticulously prepare and plan the event ahead of time.
As we enter 2022, it is important to get off on the right foot and set the tone for a year of minimized errors, compliant operations, and positive growth. Safe, productive, and compliant businesses aren't built overnight — they require careful planning, preparation, and regular audits.
Among the many disruptions that can impact your business, a fire is by far one of the most dangerous and potentially devastating. It’s essential to educate your employees on proper fire safety training so that you can ensure a safe and secure work environment for everyone. Aside from installing fire alarms and extinguishers throughout your building, it’s equally important to equip your staff with the knowledge they need to protect themselves and others if a fire were to ever break out.
By implementing industrial standards and educating both employees and employers on proper safety practices, OSHA has been able to boost worker safety while helping businesses realize the full benefits of proper safety precautions. However, the diversity of safety protocols needed across American workplaces makes choosing the proper OSHA courses a daunting task. The OSHA 10 and 30-hour courses are two of the most common safety courses available, and they cover different topics in varying degrees of detail. Here's a look at each.
A company's environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) score describes its perceived performance on environmental, social, and governance topics to consumers. The issues can be materially important to a company's stakeholders and compelling for other non-financial reasons.
The demand for environmental health and safety (EHS) jobs has been rising. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the EHS profession will grow by 7 percent per year between now and 2030. Additionally, the rise of the gig economy has opened the door for one-off, freelance, and contract work, giving EHS professionals numerous opportunities to find consulting jobs.